Miami County, Ohio Genealogical Researchers -- Sponsored by the Computerized Heritage Association


    J. Hetherington, dealer in and burner of lime, Piqua; is a son of William and Mary A. (Mitchell) Hetherington, who were both natives of Pennsylvania; their marriage occurred in Miami Co., about 1839; soon after, they emigrated to Pennsylvania, where they remained until 1843, when they removed to Piqua; here he permanently located, and was soon known as a contractor and builder; in connection with this, he directed his supervision to his limekiln. This he continued until his death, which occurred in 1877. The issue of the above union were nine children, four of whom are now living. Our subject, being the eldest, was born in Pennsylvania in 1842, but was raised in this city; his education was acquired in the schools of the same; in August, 1862, he enlisted in Co. C, 94th O. V. I., and was in service three years; he participated in the battles of Perryville, Ky., Stone River, Tenn., Chickamauga, and Sherman's campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta, passing through many of the hardships and privations which to-day ring fresh in his memory; soon after the return from the war, he engaged in. the brickmason trade, which he followed until the death of his father, when he took charge of the kiln, where he is now engaged. In December, 1866, his nuptials were celebrated with Mary E. Smith, a native of Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio; by this union they have one child, Mary E., born March 4, 1868.

    Return to the Biography Index

    Return to Main Page

    Copyright © 2000 by Computerized Heritage Association.
    All Rights Reserved.